American Way of Irregular Warfare

Review – The American Way of Irregular War

August 4, 2020 John Friberg 0

LTG (Retired) Charles Cleveland has provided an interesting look at the past 40 years of the history of U.S. special operations. He combines his personal observations – tracing his career in U.S. Army Special Forces – with an analytical approach […]

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Video – Advanced ARSOF Training at FBNC

July 24, 2020 John Friberg 0

Have you ever wondered how Army special operations forces personnel become so highly capable in the many and varied missions they conduct around the world? An informative and interesting video provides an explanation of the advanced training ARSOF soldiers receive. […]

Operation Gothic Serpent

Operation Gothic Serpent

July 18, 2020 SOF News 0

By Paul D. LeFavor. Operation Restore Hope was a US initiative conducted under the umbrella of the United Nations-sanctioned multinational force which operated in Somalia between December 1992 and March 1995. The operation was tasked with carrying out United Nations […]

Video - 68th U.S. Army Special Forces Anniversary

Video – 68th Special Forces Anniversary

June 19, 2020 John Friberg 0

The Green Beret Foundation posted this action-packed video celebrating the establishment of the U.S. Army Special Forces on June 19, 1952. Read the video description provided by the Green Beret Foundation. “Today we celebrate the 68th Anniversary of U.S. Army […]

International Criminal Court Investigation ICC

SFA Opposition to ICC Investigation

May 14, 2020 SOF News 0

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has recently reopened an investigation into war crimes allegedly committed in relation to the U.S. military participation in the Afghan conflict. The investigation will focus on alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan […]

The Special Warfare Museum at Fort Bragg has closed.

USASOC Closes Special Warfare Museum on FBNC

May 6, 2020 John Friberg 0

The United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) has decided to close the Special Warfare Museum located on Fort Bragg, North Carolina. This action is a very controversial move – especially within the Special Forces community. Sign the Petition! An […]

Operation Eagle Claw Desert One

Operation Eagle Claw – 40 Years Ago

April 24, 2020 John Friberg 0

A U.S. effort to rescue American hostages in the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran ended in failure on April 24, 1980. The Army Special Forces unit tasked with the mission was to rescue 53 hostages being detained by Iran. The […]

CSM (Ret) Bennie Adkins MoH Recipient

CSM Bennie Adkins – RIP

April 17, 2020 SOF News 0

Command Sergeant Major (Ret.) Bennie Adkins died on Friday, April 17, 2020 after being hospitalized with coronavirus. He was a career Special Forces NCO who served in the Vietnam conflict. He was also a Medal of Honor recipient. Adkins passed […]

Imperatives 2020 – Global SOF Foundation

March 15, 2020 John Friberg 0

The Global SOF Foundation recently held its SOF Imperatives Forum in Washington, D.C. in February 2020 and released its annual SOF Imperatives Document. The SOF Imperatives Forum featured a number of discussions and presentations by members of the Senate and […]

Military Freefall Association (MFFA)

February 16, 2020 John Friberg 0

The US Military Freefall Association is a collective of freefall parachutists, jumpmasters, and military freefall instructors bound by their common training, experience, and passion for military parachuting. The association seeks to promote an understanding of military freefall and to maintain […]